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, lonely, miserable future to which his greed and selfish view of the world is taking him. in the next weeks, president obama has to be the ghost of christmas yet to come. he has to show the republicans how horrible it will be to be them if they don't change their path. he has to show them how disrupted and frightened the world will be, how bad they will look in that world beyond this december 31st if they hold true to a tight and jealous protection of wealth. the reason the president must be the ghost of christmas yet to come is stark. unless he shows them the future now, we will be in that future, we will be together, this country of ours, over the precipice. we'll be holding on to our economic life by the most precarious of lifelines. the fast diminishing faith of the world money markets. we will be a still-great country
, his approval rating had sunk to a miserable 27%. congress had often been a thorn in the side of second-term presidents. it's a real question whether president obama will be able to forge a closer working relationship with congress this time around. then of course, there's the second-term scandal. clinton's second term dominated, basically ended after a year because the lewinsky scandal began. congressional investigation and impeachment that derailed any agenda he hoped to push in that second four years. >> i have to go back to work on my state of the union speech. i worked on it until pretty late last night, but i want to say one thing to the american people. i want you to listen to me. i'm going to say this again. i did not have sexual relations with that woman. ms. lewinsky. >> ronald reagan pushed through a tax overhaul in his second term. he also became embroiled in the iran contra affair. >> a few months ago, i told the american people i did not trade arms for hostages. my heart and my best intentions still tell me that's true, but the facts and the evidence tell me it is not. >>
ago, cast of "les miserables" joining in the holiday spirit here at rockefeller center, collecting toys for our 90th annual toy drive, collecting gifts for 200 charities. thank you for joining us. where are you donating to our toy drive? >> as moms we understand fashion and function have to meet. all of our products are innovative in design, bright colors, bold prints. we thought they would be perfect for women and children all over the country. >> that's awfully nice. we thank you for that. we've got a bunch of folks doing this, a new company doing this. how did you get started? >> absolutely. we are so excited to be a fresh face for the "today" show with a toy and gift drive. we have partnered with thousands of our independent creative partners, our consultants nationwide, many of which have joined us here today. we are so excited to be sharing our core philosophy of there's only one you through our business opportunity for heidi u very much for joining us. >> thank you. >>> snow has moved through minneapolis, dumped up a foot of snow. the southern part of this system is bringing
reported people who have been through this will tell you it didn't work for them. it's been quite miserable. >> they point specifically to cases where they say it's been successful in kids. >> well, what they will say is that there is -- this is unsubstantiated. what they will say is that's a period of development where these sorts of interventions can be really helpful. that is completely unsubstantiated. >> it's interesting to me because we did this documentary on this thing called at the time the sissy boy experiment where this guy at that point was a doctoral student who went on to, continues to be a leading anti-gay advocate, but he claims success on this young man who later went on to kill himself and in a lot of the research, a lot of people point to this reparative therapy on this young man who was under a pseudonym but ultimately killed himself as a success story even though he killed himself. >> yeah. anderson, the unfortunate reality is here more research needs to be done so we can take an anecdote like that, an anecdote and contextualize it and say here are the risks and benefit
at the end, a cold, lonely miserable future in which his greed and future is taking him. president obama has to be the ghost of christmas yet to come. he has to show the republicans in the house how horrible it will be to be them come the first days of january if they don't change their path. he has to show them how disrupted the world will be, how they will look in that world if they hold true to a tight and jealous protection of wealth. the reason the president wants to be the ghost of christmas yet to come is stark. unless he shows them the future now, we will be in that future. we will be together. this country of oursรง over the express precipice. we will still be a great country that can no longer be relied upon to act great. i really don't want to be
done as house speaker or certainly for mitch mcconnell, it's a miserable life. maybe you can block things is have fun on tv all of the guys want to get something done. if they have a project to set things up for 2016 president and republican senate, they need to take control of their own party. john boehner got to be house speaker because the bush white house recognized that he was a skillful politician. he hasn't survived this long without being skillful. we're seeing some of the skill play out now. >> he's mindful of the history of congress. from getting to know john boehner is when you are retired as speak, they paint your portrait and it hangs in the speaker's lobby. everybody, every day who walks through there, looks up at the portrait you see newt gingrich, dennis hastert, this reporter will say this person did that. you see tip o'neill, reporters say, tip o'neill. john boehner wants that tip o'neill legacy. he wants to be able to say when you see my painting there will be universal praise. we won't agree with him here or there, least he got something done. >> can he get that
, you know, the black people were miserable, the whites were kind of cruel and indifferent. and that's actually not true at all. in washington, um, in washington -- washington had about 30,000 people then as a city, 12,000 of them were black. the majority of the black people in washington actually in 1830 were free, were not slaves out of the 12,000 black people, slightly more than half were free. >> what led to washington, d.c.'s first race riots in 1835, and what part did francis scott key play? jefferson morley recounts this almost forgotten chapter in american history in "snowstorm in august," monday night at 10 eastern part of c-span2's booktv. >> washington post correspondent and author rajiv command chandr. his newest book "the little america." mr. chandrasekaran, when you talk about little america, what are you talking about? >> guest: i'm talking about this remarkable community that the americans built in the deserts of southern afghanistan not in the last couple years, but six decades ago. back when, unknown to most of our countrymen, there were dozens and dozens of america
be the lure, but he was miserable when he was at miami. in his second year with the dolphins, he was looking for opportunities back at the college game. i think it would take a lot to get him back to the nfl. when you look at all the teams that will need coaches -- >> but why go? >> well, money. a lot of money. a whole lot of money. >> in the words of dire straits, he's got a daytime job. he's doing all right. but again, seriously. you've got the chance to be the very best in the 120-year history of college football, why do you risk that losing again? again, if he does it, god bless him. he's given us enough. >> i tend to think he'll stay, but you put enough money in front of him, who knows what's going to happen. >> very quickly, houston/new england, who wins tonight? >> probably the patriots, but the texans are looking really good. if they get home, playoff teams will be tough to beat. >> thanks so much. >>> david ignatius joins us for his must-read op-ed. >> willie, he had a remarkable must-read op-ed on friday about egypt and everything that's happened since then. i'd like one of those d
was pulling miserably. even in michigan, people did not want to intervene to save the auto industry. he had a lengthy meeting with the odd note team -- with the auto team. i reported on the pulling and he said, look, i completely understand what people feel that way. but if we don't do anything, we will lose an iconic american institution and a million jobs will go with it in the midst of the worst recession since the great depression. so we need to get them to rationalize the industry can get them to make cars for the 21st century. we have to make that shot. and he did. i think the results are clear now. on health care, i can categorically report you that there was not anybody who was telling him that taking on health care was a good political issue. we knew even in the campaign, in the general election of 2008, what a difficult issue was. we took the offensive on it. the president said we have been trying to solve this problem for 60 years. if we do not do it in the first two years, it will never get done. we're not here to husband their popularity and admire it on the shelf. we're here t
the same opportunities to be miserable. now is the time. i agree wholeheartedly. jessica tweeting us. >> bill: careful what you ask for. you might get it >> peter: saying the fact you can't sell your daughter for three goats and a cow means we have already redefined marriage. we are tweeting @bpshow. >> steve calling from dallas the texas. hey, steve. good morning. >> how is it going? >> first up. >> i am a first-time viewer. love the show. >> bill: great to have you on board. thank you. >> i wanted to say, to me, i have no problem with same-sex marriages. my whole thing is this is a subject that just needs to be put to rest. i mean i want to get to the bigger issues, the more issues, which is my economy. i want to know what's going on with that, where we are going to go from here. >> bill: yeah. caller: to me, it's more important than whether jimmy and johnny want to get married. >> bill: steve, i am so glad you said that because i think most americans -- at least more and more americans feel that way. right? let's focus on what's important i
, moonrise kingdom. life pi, les miserables -- >> that's not out yet either. >> and silver linings playbook. films will be honored at an event in hollywood next month. >> those are some pretty good films on the list. pretty good flicks this year. and still about two or three of them are not even out yet. they come out in the holiday season. all right. let's take a look at what's happening in michigan. it is an outrage and something we've got to get organized about and something we've got to fight. a new target. a new enemy this morning and that's governor rick schneider of michigan who has -- stabbed working families, working men and women of the state of michigan in the back. this is a state of course that was built by labor unions, has one of the highest percentages of union membership anywhere in the country. a state known for its union support and a state that really has been -- saves by labor unions particularly the autoworkers agreeing to significant cutbacks and benefits and salaries and everything to kee
leno with conan o'brien and that plan failed miserably. >> bill: yeah, how did that work out? >> horrendously. you may find more mcdonald's restaurants open on christmas day this year but those workers giving you your big mac and fries will not be getting a dime extra for working on the big holiday. raw story is reporting mcdonald's is encouraging its franchisees to open on christmas to help a final year-end sales push but they will not pay those employees who choose to work overtime. they say they will only ask the employees to voluntarily sign up for shifts. >> bill: you know, peter isn't that just outrageous? >> read between the lines. >> bill: this is why we need unions. this is why they should be able to organize. even if they volunteer to work on christmas at least give them time and a half. >> give them an extra french fry in the meal. >> yeah, right. if you drink a lot of diet pepsi, a big change is coming to the soda. you may not really notice. they're changing the type of artificial sweetener that t
like a no- brainer. but back then, he was pulling miserably. even in michigan,eople did not want to intervene to save the auto industry. he had a lengthy meeting with the odd note team -- with the auto team. i reported on the pulling and he said, look, i completely understand what people feel that way. but if we don't do anything, we will lose an iconic american institution and a million jobs will go with it in the midst of the worst recession since the great depression. so we need to get them to rationalize the industry can get them to make cars for the 21st century. we have to make that shot. and he did. i think the results are clear now. on health care, i can tegorically report you that there was not anybody who was telling him that taking on health care was a good political issue. we knew even in the campaign, in the general election of 2008, what a difficult issue was. we took the offensive on it. the president said we have been trying to solve this problem for 60 years. if we do not do it in the first two years, it will never get done. we're not here to husband their popula
, miserable weather there. prompted more than 1,600 cancellations throughout the country. this weekend has been a welcome relief for many of these travelers. what we'll need to watch is over the week ahead there will be a storm right now in the west coast and moving east. that will cause many disruptions across the country for many travelers and it's something they'll be watching. again right now, things are looking pretty good at the airport. back to you, alex. >> i'm sure that's music to many people's ears. thank you very much, gabe gutierrez. >>> straight ahead, the big three on the fiscal fight. does house speaker boehner have any more negotiating room with the president? a restaurant is , try running four. fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data
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